Alison Pollard

Alison Charteris Pollard
Lecturer Theatre Make-Up & Hair


Specialist Areas of Delivery: Historical Hairdressing



Alison trained at the London College of Fashion, studying Hair, Make-up and Wigmaking. She then toured with Kent Opera, which led to work in the West End on numerous shows, including Blondel, Cats, Me and My Girl, and Follies, also a European tour of My Fair Lady.


Alison was the Wig Mistress on the TV series Spitting Image and was Make-up Artist for corporate videos, along with a number of TV and film productions.


She currently works work as a Freelance Make-up Artist and for the last 14 years in education.


Recent Professional Links

Alison is resident Wardrobe Mistress at Lancing College, responsible for the Costumes, Hair and Make-up for the majority of productions.


She has also worked with the Royal Opera House, MAC, English National Opera, Glyndebourne, Goodwood, Illamasqua, Annabels Wigs, Treasure House and Make-up International.


Other links include: Costume Games, IMATS, Brighton Fashion Week, Body Shop and Fashion Shows for FG4 London by George Davis.






Email: alison.pollard@gbmc.ac.uk